Enfield 3 band P1853 Rifle

Model: S221
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It was considered the apex European military gun of that time, introduced by the British War Department after several studies to improve the calibers and the dimensions of the previous models. However, it kept the same general appearance of the earlier pattern 1851. Hundreds of thousands were sold to both sides in the US Civil War. The overwhelming majority of P53 Enfields were made by commercial gun makers in Birmingham and London under contract. The Enfield P1853 features a ladder rear sight with a slider assembled on a base with steps, steel barrel’s bands and other brass furniture. The ramrod tip is shaped with the characteristic jag slot. The gun is equipped with two sling swivels, The barrel is blued and lock case hardened. The stock is made of walnut.

Suitable for: Historical re-enactmentHistorical re-enactment Sport Target shootingSport Target shooting
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Year of the gun: 1854-1867

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Number of grooves: 3

Twist in mm: 1981

Twist in inches: 1:78

Barrel length mm: 991,00

Barrel length inches: 39

Total Length mm: 1397,00

Total Length inches: 55

Weight in kilos: 3,900

Bullet Code: 036U523577

Bullet Mould Code: 034U309577

Price list category: S.221

Classification: NON PREV